Poetry pleases

BLUEBELL WALK - LETS 1 (Small)The residents at Abbeyfield Oxford’s Brain Lewis House have started a poetry group around monthly themes. Residents, friends, and volunteers are most welcome to join in.

The group meets at 4pm on the last Wednesday of the month. The theme for April is “Nature”, and for May is “Sport”.

Thursday May 21st at 4pm

Jenny LewisJenny Lewis will talk about “Writing Poetry” (rearranged)
Jenny Lewis’s published works include When I Became an Amazon (Iron Press, 1996/ Bilingua, Russia 2002), Fathom (Oxford Poets/ Carcanet 2007) and After Gilgamesh (Mulfran Press, 2011) a verse drama for Pegasus Theatre, Oxford. Her forthcoming collection Taking Mesopotamia (March 2014, Oxford Poets/ Carcanet) expresses the revulsion and despair that ordinary people, especially women, feel towards war. She teaches poetry at Oxford University.

 

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